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Limbo not on PlayStation because Sony wanted full IP rights

Playdead decided not to release the brilliant Limbo on Sony platforms because Sony wanted full rights to the IP, confirmed Sony Computer Entertainment’s Pete Smith at last week’s Develop conference.

By John Robertson | 17 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale adds Cole MacGrath, Jak & Daxter

The line-up for forthcoming Smash Bros-alike PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale probably isn’t complete yet, but it has just grown by a few more.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Shack up with a Deadwood star in The Last of Us [Video]

W. Earl Brown, who plays Al Swearengen’s semi-dependable henchman “Dan Dority” in Deadwood, will provide the voice for a fellow named Bill in Naughty Dog’s upcoming survivalist tale The Last of Us.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Did Uncharted 3 copy its box art from a 1987 Atari ST game?

It looks as though we’ve got a possible case of plagiarism on our hands here!

By John Robertson | 16 Jul 2012 | 53

Photos claim to show new PS3 model

The Brazilian site Technoblog has revealed multiple photographs of what appear to be a new model for the PlayStation 3, along with a letter corroborating model numbers and hard-drive sizes.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Super slim PS3 to be announced at Gamescom – rumour

Reports suggest that Sony is intending to announce a new PlayStation 3 model at next month’s Gamescom.

By John Robertson | 5 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

thatgamecompany can now bring games to “more platforms”

thatgamecompany, developers of Journey, flOW and Flower, is now free and able to bring titles to platforms outside of the PlayStation 3, according to a news update made on the company’s official site.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Ubisoft still has faith in Vita: “It’s a really good platform”

Those already writing the PS Vita’s obituary should think again, says Ubisoft.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Sony execs take pay cuts following four years of losses

Sony executives have agreed to pay cuts following four years of significant losses for the firm.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Gran Turismo Vita mentioned in Sony survey

Sony has put forward the idea of Gran Turismo appearing on the PlayStation Vita in a recent customer survey.

By John Robertson | 14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

You could own Sony’s New York HQ

Financial realities are setting in for Sony, who are reported to be considering buyers or renters for its expensive New York headquarters.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Dust 514 is free-to-play, but a top loadout costs $0.24

According to CCP vice-president Morgan Godat, a “very, very top end” loadout in PlayStation 3-exclusive free-to-play shooter Dust 514 will set you back $0.24.

By John Robertson | 13 Jun 2012 | 7

European PS Store launches Vita sale

From tomorrow (that’s 13 June for the time zonally challenged), the EU PlayStation Store will be kicking off a few weeks of Vita-related sales.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

E3 2012: Beyond: Two Souls [Preview]

If there’s one phrase that will make gamers of a certain age shudder, it’s “interactive movie.” This isn’t surprising: back in the 90s, the genre was populated almost exclusively with steaming piles of excrement.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Jun 2012 | 1

Animal antics of Tokyo Jungle coming to US/EU

To our great delight, Sony has confirmed that Tokyo Jungle will get both a North American and European release over PlayStation Network.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

See the PlayStation All-Stars do battle [Video]

Sony has released the trailer for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, shown during its E3 2012 press event.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The telekinetic powers of Beyond’s Ellen Page [Video]

In case you missed the reveal of Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls during the Sony E3 2012 press conference, here it is in all of its ‘press triangle to freak out a cop’ glory.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

E3 2012: God of War: Ascension [Preview]

Sequels, sequels, sequels. E3 2012 has been full of sequels. Although, I suppose that’s normal.

By John Robertson | 6 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #83 – E3 Show

This week, the team reflects on the great and not-so-great reveals of the big E3 press events.

By Paul Younger | 6 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

E3 2012: The Last of Us [Preview]

Given their work on the Uncharted series, any new Naughty Dog IP comes with a set of expectations.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Unfinished Swan E3 2012 trailer [Video]

Have you seen any footage of Sony Santa Monica’s The Unfinished Swan?

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Tokyo Jungle continues to look insane

Sony has released some new screenshots from forthcoming animal-’em-up Tokyo Jungle.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

The Last of Us E3 2012 gameplay [Video]

Fancy seeing seven minutes of straight gameplay footage from Naughty Dog’s forthcoming survival-based action-adventure title, The Last of Us?

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

First batch of screens for Quantic Dream’s Beyond, due Q4 this year

Sony has released the first batch of screens for Beyond: Two Souls, the new game from Heavy Rain creators Quantic Dream.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Sony E3 2012 Press Conference round-up

New game announcements were the feature of Sony’s press conference, the biggest of which was Heavy Rain developer Quantic Dream’s Beyond. 

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Sony attempts to “reinvent storybooks” with JK Rowling

Sony has announced Wonderbook, an augmented reality system that uses the PlayStation 3 and the PS Eye in an attempt to “reinvent storybooks” – with the assistance of Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

God of War: Ascension gets angry in March [Video]

Sony has revealed a release date for the latest in the God of War series.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Dust 514′s first beta event dated, getting PS Vita app

EVE Online developer CCP has announced that the first beta period for PlayStation 3-exclusive MMO FPS Dust 514 will begin on 29 June.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | 1

Assassin’s Creed 3 and Call of Duty detailed for PS Vita

Unsurprisingly enough, Sony has dedicated a fair bit of its E3 2012 press conference to new Vita titles.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Far Cry 3 has four-player co-op, PS3 users getting exclusive DLC

Ubisoft today announced that Far Cry 3 will include four-player co-op.

By John Robertson | 5 Jun 2012 | Comments Off